Renault

Oddball Driver: 1960 Renault 4CV

When the owner purchased this 1960 Renault 4CV, his original intention was to use it as a parts car. It turned out that its condition was too good to use for that purpose, so it has remained untouched for… more»

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One Buck Barn Find? 1972 Renault 17R

Update: The listing appears to have been deleted but you can at least read about it here – sorry! JO I have to be honest, a Renault anything doesn’t usually garner my attention. This 1972 Model 17R is different… more»

Early EV: 1968 MARS II Electric Car

Long before the hybrid and other cars with some degree of voltage power, electric cars were being put into limited service 50 or 60 years ago. One such attempt was the MARS II produced by a Michigan-based company using… more»

40k Mile 1980 Renault Le Car

Even though they haven’t been made in 25 years, the Renault R5 has to be one of the most recognizable shapes and designs at least in the last half-century. It’s hard to believe that they actually could be had… more»

French Toast: 1955 Renault 4CV

Talk about patina, this 1955 Renault 4CV is loaded with surface rust. I mean, patina. These cars were and still are some of the quirkiest cars out there and they have an unusual drivetrain configuration, not to mention the… more»

Hog Barn Find! 1987 Renault GTA

Update 2/19/20 – The hog barn GTA is back! After getting bid up to $1,425 the seller has relisted this Renault here on eBay with a $2,500 asking price. From 1/19/20 – I’m serious, this Renault was found in… more»

Nicest One Left? 1987 AMC Renault Alliance Convertible

In American automotive manufacturing, AMC had always been the little guy that was capable of producing something special for mere pennies. However, time and circumstances would eventually catch up with the company, and they wouldn’t manage to go out… more»

Stored For 30 Years: 1963 Renault Dauphine

When it comes to automotive design, the French have always marched to the beat of a different drummer. This is not a bad thing, because it has allowed them to produce a number of unique and groundbreaking small economy… more»

Homologation Hatch: 1984 Renault R5 Turbo 2

This 1984 Renault R5 Turbo II has been in California since new and is sold with all necessary registration paperwork, a California BAR label, and extensive records detailing, among other things, a significant engine refresh. The Turbo II was… more»

Serial Number 0001: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

This one is a bit of a head-scratcher in more ways than one. While a 1960 Henney Kilowatt based on a Renault Dauphine is unusual enough, the seller has this one listed as #0001 even though they started making… more»

Eclectic Collection: Barn Finds in Baltimore

This listing for what appears to be a shed or barn full of projects doesn’t have much info to go on, and prices listed seem ambitious. But there are some interesting projects here that may warrant a phone call,… more»

48K Mile 1983 Renault Le Car

The Renault 5, or R5 – also known as the Le Car in North America – certainly has one of the most recognizable shapes in all of the auto world. This 1983 Renault Le Car can be found here… more»

Who Would Restore A 1983 Renault LeCar?

Wow, a Renault LeCar, I haven’t seen one of these in years and honestly didn’t think it was possible for one of these to last 36 years, but here it is. Of course, to look this great, it took… more»

1 of 500 Sold: 1965 Renault Alpine 110

This 1965 Renault Alpine A110 is listed for sale in Mexico, where the seller claims it was one of only about 500 cars sold there. I suspect this is one of the Mexican-built Dinalpin editions, as Renault contracted the… more»

Museum Piece: 1928 Renault NN1

While Renault produced 150,000 examples of the NN1 model during 5-years of production. They are not a particularly common sight today. Therefore, to have the opportunity to write about two different cars that have appeared on our desks here… more»

Quirky French Project: 1924 Renault 6CV NN

We’ve all seen project vehicles where the restoration has proceeded at a snail’s pace, and this Renault 6CV (or Renault NN) is a perfect example. The owner purchased the car 30-years-ago as a restoration project, and this is as… more»